Baby Yujia, Dhanyashri Sridha and Jimi Cheong are some of the individuals who received financial help thru crowdfunding.
Aside from venture capital, entrepreneurs and startups can turn to crowdfunding for financial boost and promotions.
For startup founders, there are plenty to choose from crowdfunding platforms.
More startups and entrepreneurs are looking at crowdfunding platforms due to their massive success in 2017.
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Crowdfunding is not for every business model and doing it a second time can present challenges.
Kickstarter has pledged $10 million to support independent journalism.